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Professor Armando Apan

Professor Armando Apan
Name Armando Apan
Position Professor (Geographic Systems)
Section School of Surveying and Built Environment
Office Z451
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1386
Extension 1386
Email
Qualifications BSc Phillipines , MSc Asian IT , PhD Monash
Languages Tagalog (non accredited translator)
Homepage https://eportfolio.usq.edu.au/user/view.php?id=12542
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Environmental Science and Management ( 050200 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )
  • Geospatial Information Systems And Geospatial Data Modelling ( 401302 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )
  • Geomatic Engineering ( 401300 )
  • Natural Resource Management ( 410406 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Wildlife And Habitat Management ( 410407 )
  • Agricultural Spatial Analysis And Modelling ( 300206 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )

Research interests
Remote sensing and GIS to observe terrestrial ecosystems and their responses to environmental / climate change
Detection and mapping of crop / vegetation stress using hyperspectral and multispectral imagery
Vegetation and habitat mapping; biodiversity assessment using geospatial technologies
Flood mapping and monitoring
Land use/cover change analysis using GIS and imagery
Crop area, stress and yield mapping

Professional memberships
Fellow, Surveying and Spatial Science Institute (Australia)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment (ILSE)
  • Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems (CSAS)

Currently teaching courses/programs
GIS3405 Remote Sensing and Image Processing
GIS1402 Geographic Information Systems
GIS3405 Spatial Analysis and Modelling
ENG4111 / 2 Research Project
GIS3404 Geographic Data Visualisation

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
22 Years



Publications in ePrints

Bhattarai, Utsav and Maraseni, TekORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 (2022) Assay of renewable energy transition: A systematic literature review. Science of the Total Environment, 833:155159. pp. 1-18. ISSN 0048-9697

Aryal, Kishor and Maraseni, Tek N.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 (2022) How much do we know about trade-offs in ecosystem services? A systematic review of empirical research observations. Science of the Total Environment, 806:151229. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0048-9697

Pant, Ganesh ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1463-9273 and Maraseni, TekORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Allen, Benjamin L.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1533-0163 (2022) Identifying and prioritising climate change adaptation actions for greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) conservation in Nepal. Peerj, 10:e12795. pp. 1-23.

Murray, Xavier and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Deo, RavineshORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2290-6749 and Maraseni, TekORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 (2022) Rapid assessment of mine rehabilitation areas with airborne LiDAR and deep learning: bauxite strip mining in Queensland, Australia. Geocarto International. pp. 1-30. ISSN 1010-6049

Altarez, Richard Dein D. and Apan, ArmandoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5412-8881 and Maraseni, TekORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 (2022) Spaceborne satellite remote sensing of tropical montane forests: a review of applications and future trends. Geocarto International. pp. 1-29. ISSN 1010-6049

View full listing in ePrints

Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Geospatial Information Systems ( 090903 )
  • Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ( 090905 )
  • Geospatial Information Systems And Geospatial Data Modelling ( 401302 )
  • Photogrammetry And Remote Sensing ( 401304 )
  • Geomatic Engineering ( 401300 )
  • Natural Resource Management ( 410406 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Wildlife And Habitat Management ( 410407 )
  • Agricultural Spatial Analysis And Modelling ( 300206 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )